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FY2016 Budget
The City of Durango has started the process of planning for the 2016 budget.  Citizens are encouraged to contribute their ideas and suggestions, which will be considered by the city manager and staff during the budget process.  Click here to see the presentation from the July 29th public workshop on the budget.  To submit your ideas for consideration, please send an email to to , or mail them to City Manager’s Office at 949 E. 2nd Avenue, Durango, CO 81301.  Comments are due August 7, 2015. To view the slides independently, please click here.

Boards & Commissions Openings

Current vacancies include (one) Historic Preservation Board.  Click here to view eligibility requirements.

Current YOUTH vacancies include (2) alternate members for Mayor's Youth Advisory Commission; and (4) Youth Engagement Program:  Natural Lands Preservation Advisory Board, Library Advisory Board, Airport Commission, and Business Improvement District (1 each). Click here to download the application today. The deadline is Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015.

Lake Nighthorse Project
Lake Nighthorse was constructed by the Bureau of Reclamation as part of the Animas La Plata (ALP) Project. The lake is full and the surface area is approximately 1,500 acres at maximum elevation and the reservoir area includes a total of approximately 5,500 acres.  The reservoir site is two miles from downtown Durango and is poised to provide a significant recreational amenity to the area. For more information regarding the project please click here.

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